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  • Posted on: 5 November, 2015 Deadline: 12 November, 2015
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  • The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) also known as CARITAS NIGERIA is an agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) as a specialized vehicle for human development and social interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.
    CCFN is empowered to combat disease, poverty, hunger, promote good governance and provide humanitarian assistance where needed. The mission of CCFN is to advance the wellbeing of all through participatory intervention measures in line with the Catholic social teachings and our vision is a harmonious environment where everyone enjoys the fullness of life.

    Finance Officer

     

    As a result of expansion CCFN is recruiting a Finance Officer (1) to support the Finance Unit for effective financial management system.

    Job Description:

    • Maintain the organization’s financial database, including both budget and actual ledgers, ensuring that approved transactions are posted to the Sun System on a daily basis.
    • Ensure that all asset, expense and liability accounts, especially severance, are updated regularly
    • Ensure that all revenue especially in-kind contributions are recorded accurately on a daily basis
    • Verify cash disbursement vouchers, cash receipt vouchers and general journal vouchers for accuracy and completeness prior to posting into the accounting system
    • Maintain an accurate, timely and complete (electronic) financial systems month-end, yearend closing processes
    • Maintain complete documentation for all finance transactions and issues
    • Ensure correct and timely monthly reconciliation of Cash Accounts, Cash in transit and Payables/Receivables Accounts
    • Maintain correct monthly cost allocation calculations prior to posting into the Sun System
    • Prepare with finance staff and conduct regular analysis of the Trial balance, the monthly General Ledger and Budget comparisons Reports, and other financial analysis reports.
    • Keep abreast of all tax, revenue and other Government of Nigeria laws and codes.

    Preferred Skills:

    • A degree in Accounting
    • ACA will be an added advantage
    • Five years of working experience in NGO or INGO
    • Excellent training and facilitation skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook and sun system, a must.
    • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel at least 50% of time

    Additional Advantage –

    • Understanding of U.S Government grant provisions and guidelines, including reporting requirements
    • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
    • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of CDC, USAID and Caritas agencies
    • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
    • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
    • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
    • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as requiredAs a result of expansion CCFN is recruiting a Finance Officer (1) to support the Finance Unit for effective financial management system.

    Job Description:

    • Maintain the organization’s financial database, including both budget and actual ledgers, ensuring that approved transactions are posted to the Sun System on a daily basis.
    • Ensure that all asset, expense and liability accounts, especially severance, are updated regularly
    • Ensure that all revenue especially in-kind contributions are recorded accurately on a daily basis
    • Verify cash disbursement vouchers, cash receipt vouchers and general journal vouchers for accuracy and completeness prior to posting into the accounting system
    • Maintain an accurate, timely and complete (electronic) financial systems month-end, yearend closing processes
    • Maintain complete documentation for all finance transactions and issues
    • Ensure correct and timely monthly reconciliation of Cash Accounts, Cash in transit and Payables/Receivables Accounts
    • Maintain correct monthly cost allocation calculations prior to posting into the Sun System
    • Prepare with finance staff and conduct regular analysis of the Trial balance, the monthly General Ledger and Budget comparisons Reports, and other financial analysis reports.
    • Keep abreast of all tax, revenue and other Government of Nigeria laws and codes.

    Preferred Skills:

    • A degree in Accounting
    • ACA will be an added advantage
    • Five years of working experience in NGO or INGO
    • Excellent training and facilitation skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook and sun system, a must.
    • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel at least 50% of time

    Additional Advantage –

    • Understanding of U.S Government grant provisions and guidelines, including reporting requirements
    • Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
    • Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of CDC, USAID and Caritas agencies
    • Experience in staff development and partner capacity
    • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
    • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
    • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required

    Method of Application

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

    INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND APPLICATION LETTERS, WITH ATTACHED COPIES OF THEIR CVs TO; hrccfn@ccfng.org

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